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Poker Calculator Announcement: Holdem Pirate and Holdem Hawk Barred by Poker Stars

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Since the Party Poker fall last fall, Poker Stars has come forth as the indisputable head in absolute numbers of on line poker players. They’ve the largest tournaments, the most active tables, the biggest cash games, along with the fastest filling sit down and go tournaments on the web. With that comes power – the power to choose your partners, web marketers, and closer to our point; suitable software.

Lengthy have I been suggesting Holdem Hawk and Hold em Pirate (they are truly the exact same) poker calculators as easy to use and visibly pleasing poker calculators. Recently though, these products have pushed the limits of suitable use, a minimum of inside the view of Poker Stars, and therefore have been forbidden from use on that internet site. This is depressing news, as a decent product, not unlike a number of of the appropriate software program authorized by Stars, is now essentially grounded because the biggest poker website on the planet thinks it’s too directly associated to an Operative Poker Calculator.

An Operative Poker Calculator is just like a secret advisor working for you, accumulating and mining player details that you are able to use on them down the line. The factor is, you don’t have to be at the table for this to happen. The computer software (database) is working all of the time for you. For most poker web sites, which is over the line of fairness, just as in real life as well.

Except Holdem Pirate and Hold em Hawk are in fact Empirical Poker Calculators, just the exact same as Holdem Indicator is. These types of poker calculators only collect details on your competitors when you are at the table, just like you were betting in an actual situation.

So why the Poker Stars Smack? Here is a real warning I received from Poker Stars whilst running Hold em Pirate:

Upon a review of your account, we discover that you are running an external program knownas Poker Sherlock, or its related applications, Poker Edge, PokerBotPro, Hold em Hawk and Hold em Pirate……PokerStars shall be entitled to take such action as it sees fit, such as instantly blocking access to the Games to such User, closing such User’s account with PokerStars and seizing all monies held inside the relevant Poker Stars "actual cash account".

Hey, did you notice the "appropriating all monies" line? That is what you’ll be able to do whenever you are this big!

The "related applications" is the source of the issue. The corporation that created Hawk and Pirate also make Poker Edge and PokerBotPro, which are data miners. Actually, I think that Stars thinks Hawk and Pirate in fact mine data for these associated programs, whilst appearing like an Empirical Poker Calculator on the surface.

So therein lies the heart of the problem. Should you take place to play on Stars and have Hawk or Pirate, you are out of luck, as I have tried to change this judgment. I got a considerate reply from the personnel at Poker Stars, but truly, it isn’t likely to alter. The great news though is that Holdem Indicator has been added to Poker Stars suitable computer software checklist, and it is the only empirical calculator to be authorized by them.

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